Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Program Director - STARR Paxton, MA in Paxton, Massachusetts

Calling all Behavioral Health Program Directors!! We are looking for an exceptional, experienced individual, to manage our STARR program in the Paxton, MA area.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the daily operation, quality, integrity, shift scheduling and financial success of community based latency aged STARR program.

  • Provides direction/supervision to a variety of direct care staff/supervisory staff to ensure best practice guidelines are being followed.

  • Responsible for the effective upkeep of the program site and adherence to state licensing requirements.

  • Participates in the on call rotation

  • Works in conjunction with the program clinical team to ensure effective and meaningful youth programming and integrity to program models.

  • Actively participates as member of the STARR management team in ongoing program development projects and program discussion/review.

Devereux also offers

Excellent Benefits!

Check them out:

. Great time off, medical better than most, pension plan with employer match, domestic partner coverage, and so much more!

Organization Profile

Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux, we operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives. Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of Individualized Services; Effective and Accountable Services; and Positive, Behavioral Approaches.

Additional Details

The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.

For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees.

It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits; however, we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.

Keywords; Program Director, Program Manager, Human Services, Behavioral Health, Treatment, Mental Health, Adolescents, Children, Program Coordinator


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.

  • Five years of increasing supervisory responsibility and experience in a child welfare, behavioral health or social service setting.

  • Expereince with Short term assessment programs preferred.

About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.

EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.

Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE